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One of my favorite trips to Disney World was one that some people may roll their eyes at…when we brought our 6-month old baby girl. The personalized Mickey ears, the baby-wearing! The teeny tiny Pooh Bear souvenir! I absolutely loved it. So when we found out I was pregnant with our third babe, we decided […]

Here’s Everything Your Baby Can Ride in Walt Disney World

Bringing a Baby to Disney World

Disney Planning, Magic Kingdom, Motherhood

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Yes, it is possible to have a great time (even with an infant in Disney World) — lower the pressure you put on yourself and set reasonable expectations and you’ll be golden!

5 Unique Tips for Visiting Disney with a Newborn Baby

Tips of Bringing a Newborn to Disney world


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Going to Disney World in 2024? I got you. Here are 31 ways to upgrade your trip with the fam this year. For more Disney World planning, here’s how I can be of help:

31 Ways to Upgrade Your Disney World Trip in 2024

Disney World Planning in 2024

Disney Planning

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At 39 weeks pregnant, I was full of mejool dates, evening primrose oil, and anxiety waiting for baby to come. The day before, I was sitting across from my midwife, shrugging, saying there were no signs of labor and I wouldn’t be shocked if I went the full 40 weeks. But then… That night, I […]

Krusoe’s Home Birth Story


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Saving Money on Disney World Resorts You may already know that I love to book our rooms in Disney World by renting DVC points. We pay about 30-40% less than directly from Disney (win), stay at our favorite resort (win again), and usually with those savings we can book a bigger room than we normally would. And […]

How to Rent DVC Points in Walt Disney World


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Going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, or “MNSSHP”? Or maybe you’re on the fence and trying to decide if it’s worth it. One of my favorite Laid-back Magic members is an expert with all things Disney, especially during the season of Halloween. Melissa is a fellow mom, and Disney expert. She let me pick her brain about […]

Tips for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney Planning, Magic Kingdom

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Why We Love Disney’s Boardwalk I (happily, and luckily) married into a family of Disney-World-goers close to 15 years ago and have mostly stayed at one resort: Disney’s Boardwalk Resort. But why?? Here’s a quick Boardwalk review and why we keep coming back. 01. Being able to use the International Gateway Staying at the Boardwalk […]

Disney’s Boardwalk Review: Why We Keep Coming Back

Zoe Stroller in Disney World


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During our latest trip to Disney World, I knew we wanted to try the Fantasmic dining package in Hollywood Studios. It had been YEARS since we saw the show, and there are lots of updates and changes to the storyline. We all loved it! In this blog post, I’m sharing my review of the actual […]

My Review of the Fantasmic! Dining Package in Disney World

Fantasmic! Dining Package Review

Hollywood Studios

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When I was planning our first Disney trip as parents, I wasn’t researching the best snacks, but on our main form of transportation: STROLLERS IN DISNEY WORLD. In this post, I’m covering everything you need to know about strollers in Disney World. Let’s get to it! First, do you “need” a stroller? In short, I’m […]

All You Need to Know About Strollers in Disney World

strollers in Disney World

Packing, Transportation

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Now that the Happily Ever After firework show is back in Magic Kingdom (squeals), you may be thinking about adding a Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party to make your night feel more special. Coming from a “never skip the fireworks” family, I know my options when it comes to watching fireworks in Magic Kingdom: That […]

Is the Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party Worth It?

Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party

Dining, Magic Kingdom

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You’re going to Disney World and hey — you’ve decided to use Genie+. You’ve read the blogs, watched the videos, and know the “rules.” You’re pumped. You wake up before 7am to buy Genie+ and book your first Lightning Lane for 2pm. Nailed it! You set an alarm for two hours after park opening to […]

Standby Skipper Review with Tutorial

Standby Skipper Review with Tutorial


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When Disneyland in California had its opening day, Walt wasn’t thinking about high heels sinking into the pavement. But the asphalt was so…new, the temperature ended up being 100 degrees, and that’s exactly what happened. He never could have planned for the number of fake tickets, traffic, or plumbing strikes. Walt Disney, the man himself, […]

How to Plan for Disney World in 2024 (with Kids!)

Disney Planning

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Do you immediately get the urge to plan your year once January comes? Same. Although I say “no” to most things, I like to have an overview of the year for the big stuff, like traveling. So knowing what’s coming to Disney World in 2023 is important because it could help you decide whether this […]

What’s New and Coming to Disney World in 2023

What's Coming to Disney World in 2023

Disney Planning

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One of the most significant changes in Walt Disney World is the Magical Express, the free shuttle at Orlando Airport (MCO) is kaput. This leaves us standing on the sidewalk with a toddler on our hip, bags under our eyes — and in our hands — wondering how we’re getting to our hotel room. If you’re […]

How to Get from Orlando Airport to your Disney World resort

Minnie Van by Lyft

Disney Planning, Transportation

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In this post, I’m sharing an unassuming spot in Hollywood Studios that’s perfect for a quick, easy, and inexpensive breakfast. As a mom of 2, I’m always on the hunt for anything that makes our park day more chill, and I know we’ll be coming back to this spot again and again. Hint: there are […]

A Quick and Easy Breakfast in Hollywood Studios

Blueberry Mickey Waffles in Hollywood Studios

Dining, Park Favorites


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